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Teamsters Make Progress During 2nd Week of UPS Contract Negotiations
Posted On: Feb 05, 2018
February 1, 2018

The Teamsters National UPS Negotiating Committee has made progress on a variety of issues as the second week of contract negotiations with UPS wrapped up today.
“We are still early in the negotiations, but we are pleased to report that we made progress on a number of non-economic issues,” said Denis Taylor, Director of the Teamsters Package Division and Co-Chairman of the National UPS Negotiating Committee. “This week gives us momentum as we prepare for the next round of negotiations later this month.”
Among other issues, the following were on the table this week:
• Article 3, Section 7, Supervisors Working;
• Article 6, Technological Change;
• Article 37, Harassment, 8-Hour Requests and 9.5 language;
• Article 26, SurePost.
In the UPS Freight negotiations, National UPS Freight Negotiating Co-Chairman Kris Taylor reported progress as well.
“We addressed Article 7, Grievance Machinery; Article 15, Equipment and Safety; Article 20, Cooperation of Employees Fair Days Pay; Article 31, Lodging; and Article 32, Rain Gear, Glove and Yard Lights,” Taylor said.
The next round of negotiations will take place Feb. 18-22.
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